Strong vs Extravagant - What's the difference?

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Strong is a related term of extravagant.

As a proper noun strong

is .

As an adjective extravagant is

exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.



Alternative forms

* (dialectal)


  • Capable of producing great physical force.
  • Capable of withstanding great physical force.
  • fast moving water, wind, etc, which has a lot of power.
  • Determined; unyielding.
  • * , chapter=10
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong , like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.}}
  • Highly stimulating to the senses.
  • Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
  • Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
  • (specifically) Having a high alcoholic content.
  • (grammar) Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.
  • (military) Not easily subdued or taken.
  • (slang, US) Impressive, good.
  • Having a specified number of people or units.
  • (of a disease or symptom) (l) (very bad or intense)
  • * 2005 , Andrew Gaeddert, Healing Immune Disorders: Natural Defense-Building Solutions , North Atlantic Books, page 221:
  • Physicians may diagnosis influenza by a throat culture or blood test, which may be important if you have a particularly strong flu, if your doctor suspects pneumonia or a bacterial infection.
  • (mathematics, logic) Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a statement which it implies.)
  • Synonyms

    * (capable of producing great physical force) forceful, powerful * (capable of withstanding great physical force) durable, tough, sturdy * ardent, determined, swith, unyielding, zealous * (highly stimulating to the senses) extreme, intense * (having an offensive or intense odor or flavor) rank * (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient) concentrated, potent * (having a high alcoholic content) hard * irregular * impregnable, inviolable, secure, unassailable, unattackable


    * (capable of producing great physical force) forceless, weak * (capable of withstanding great physical force) fragile * (having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient) diluted, impotent, weak * regular, weak * weak

    See also

    * strength


  • In a strong manner.
  • Synonyms

    * (in a strong manner) forcefully, powerfully, vigorously, strongly


    * (in a strong manner) forcelessly, powerlessly, weakly

    See also

    * * strong personality * strong verb


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    (en adjective)
  • Exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • The extravagant and erring spirit hies / To his confine.
  • Extreme; wild; excessive; unrestrained.
  • * Addison
  • There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess), chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. […] The bed was the most extravagant piece. Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.}}
  • Exorbitant.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.}}
  • Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful.
  • (Bancroft)


    * See also